Quotations on Vow
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I still held fast to my determination to become a minister; it still seemed to me that that was my duty. I had pledged myself, in my prayers I had given my word to God. How could I therefore break my vow?
- Pierre Loti
(Keywords: God, Determination, Duty, Vow, Word)
You utter a vow or forge a signature and you may find yourself bound for life to a monastery, a woman or prison.
- Bronislaw Malinowski
(Keywords: Life, May, Prison, Vow, Woman)
The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity.
- Pope John Paul II
(Keywords: Church, Celibacy, Christ, Dignity, Duty, Expression, Maturity, Proof, Vow, Word)
Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Keywords: Love, Promise, Vow, Woman)